Cajun Blackened Salmon | Quick and Easy Main Dish


  • Hot cooked rice
  • Optional, for serving:
  • 2 teaspoons canola, grapeseed, or peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon or more Homemade Smoked Cajun Spice Blend, to your own taste
  • 1 skinless, boneless salmon fillet (if frozen, thawed completely according to package instructions)
  • For the Cajun Blackened Salmon (per serving):
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • + 8 more ingredients
    • 2 tablespoons dried leaf oregano
    • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper (can be adjusted up or down or omitted entirely depending on your heat tolerance.)
    • 2 tablespoons onion powder
    • 3 tablespoons dried thyme
    • 4 tablespoons garlic powder
    • 4 tablespoons kosher salt
    • 6 tablespoons smoked sweet paprika
    • For the Smoked Cajun Spice Blend:

To Make the Smoked Cajun Spice Blend: Whisk all the ingredients together. Store in a jar with an airtight lid for up to 6 months. To Make the Cajun Blackened Salmon: Lightly pat both sides of the fish fillet with a paper towel to remove any excess moisture. Do not squash the fish you're not tr...

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